ArtSci Roundup: How to Write a DEI Statement in Only 50 Years, Frankenstein Book Chat, School of Music concerts, and more
Staff, 2022-12-02 14:53:02,
December 2, 2022
Through public events and exhibitions, connect with the UW community every week!
Highlights of current exhibitions:
Until April 16 | Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest, Burke Museum (Free admission for UW students, faculty and staff)
Until January 8 | everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt., Henry Art Gallery (Free admission for UW students, faculty and staff)
December 7, 7 PM | Katz Distinguished Lecture with Shawn Wong: How to Write a DEI Statement in Only 50 Years, Kane Hall
UW Professor of English Shawn Wong has been working on his DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) statement for 50 years (38 years at the UW) and is almost finished. He began writing it when, as an undergraduate, he was told that Asian American literature did not exist, that his writing had too much style to be written by him, that his first students could not get English credit for taking his Asian American literature classes, and that large corporations could question his birthright and his ownership of intellectual property. His first book, Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian American Writers, turns 50 in 2024 and it’s where this DEI travel story begins.
Shawn Wong will be joined in conversation by Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs Ed Taylor.
Free | More info.
December 5, 7:30 PM | Gospel Choir, Meany Hall
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